AMD Acknowledges Newly Disclosed Flaws In Its Processors — Patches Coming Soon

MD has finally acknowledged 13 critical vulnerabilities, and exploitable backdoors in its Ryzen and EPYC processors disclosed earlier this month by Israel-based CTS Labs and promised to roll out firmware patches for millions of affected devices ‘in the coming weeks.’ Read More …

Expedia’s Orbitz Says 880,000 Payment Cards Compromised in Security Breach

Chicago-based online travel booking company Orbitz, a subsidiary of Expedia, reveals that one of its old websites has been hacked, exposing nearly 880,000 payment card numbers of the people who made purchases online. The data breach incident, which was detected Read More …

National Lottery: 10 million players told to change passwords as attackers hit online accounts

Millions of National Lottery players have been urged to change their passwords following what parent company Camelot describes as “suspicious activity” involving lottery accounts. Camelot, which runs the National Lottery, insists there’s been no access to core systems or databases Read More …

Phishing still number one method for cyber-attacks

Microsoft has just released its annual cybersecurity report and it says that phishing is still the most popular way for cyber-criminals to attack, giving security experts everywhere headaches. To create the report, Microsoft scanned more than 400 billion emails, 450 billion authentications Read More …

US slaps new sanctions on Russia over NotPetya cyberattack, election meddling

The White House has introduced a new round of sanctions on Russia, accusing the government of launching “the most destructive and costly cyberattack in history.” In a statement, the US Treasury said it has targeted 19 individuals and five entities for Read More …